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Centripetal force

  1. Jan 3, 2015 #1
    Why do we use coefficient of static friction instead of coefficient of kinetic friction in bank curve problems
     
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  3. Jan 3, 2015 #2

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    When the wheels start sliding sideways things start getting complicated, and very exciting. When the part of the wheel in contact with the paved surface/track is not moving relative to the track (static case), things are under control.
     
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  5. Jan 3, 2015 #4
    Thanks for the clear answer.
     
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